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little magazines & The Conversation of Culture in America

little magazines & The Conversation of Culture in America

Wolff Conference Room, Room D1103, Albert and Vera List Academic Center
General Public 

The New School for Social Research presents "little magazines & The Conversation of Culture in America," Thursday November 12 – Friday November 13, 2015. This two-day conference ignites the conversation between contemporary journalisms and politics for a celebration of NSSR's newly launched M.A. in Creative Publishing & Critical Journalism concurrent with the 50th anniversary of the legendary Salmagundi Magazine.

Four unique sessions will take place throughout the day.

Watch via livestream.

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Session One: "The Little Magazine Today"

9:30–11:00 a.m.
Panel discussion "The Little Magazine Today" with:
        Chair: Robert Boyers, editor of Salmagundi and Tisch Professor of Arts and Letters at Skidmore College
        Jon Baskin, editor of The Point
        Uzumaka Maduka, founding editor of The American Reader
        Rachel Rosenfelt, founder of The New Inquiry

Session Two: "Left Politics & the Little Magazine"

11:15 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Panel discussion "Left Politics & the Little Magazine" with:
        Chair: James Miller, The New School for Social Research
        Sarah Leonard, The Nation, Dissent
        Bhaskar Sunkara, editor of The Jacobin
        Morris Dickstein, CUNY Graduate Center & author Why Not Say What Happened

(lunch break)

Session Three: "Criticism & the Little Magazine"

2:00–3:30 p.m.
Panel discussion, "Criticism & the Little Magazine" with:
        Chair: James Miller, The New School for Social Research
        Wendy Lesser, author
        Greil Marcus, author
        Mark Greif, co-founder of n + 1

Session Four: "Politics, Art, Poetry, Fiction"

3:45–5:30 p.m.
Panel discussion, "Politics, Art, Poetry, Fiction" with:
        Chair: Robert Boyers, editor of Salmagundi and Tisch Professor of Arts and Letters at Skidmore College
        Russell Banks, author
        Carolyn Forché, poet
        Joyce Carol Oates, author

See the description of events on Thursday, November 12 in the Wolff Conference Room, room 1103, at 6 East 16th Street.



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